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  • 1. 

    In the 1994-95 season, Ron Francis became the first Penguin to win what award?

    • A.

      Vezina Trophy

    • B.

      Lady Byng Trophy

    • C.

      Calder Trophy

    • D.

      Selke Trophy

    Correct Answer
    D. Selke Trophy
    Explanation
    Ron Francis became the first Penguin to win the Selke Trophy in the 1994-95 season. The Selke Trophy is awarded annually to the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game. This award recognizes players who demonstrate strong defensive skills, such as excellent penalty killing, faceoff proficiency, and overall defensive responsibility. Ron Francis' exceptional defensive abilities and contributions to the Pittsburgh Penguins made him a deserving recipient of the Selke Trophy in that season.

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  • 2. 

    What player for the Pittsburgh Penguins scored four goals in one period on January 26, 1997?

    • A.

      Patrick Lalime

    • B.

      Ron Francis

    • C.

      Jaromir Jagr

    • D.

      Mario Lemieux

    Correct Answer
    D. Mario Lemieux
    Explanation
    Mario Lemieux is the correct answer because he is a former player for the Pittsburgh Penguins and is known for his exceptional scoring ability. On January 26, 1997, he achieved the remarkable feat of scoring four goals in a single period during a game. Lemieux is widely regarded as one of the greatest hockey players of all time, and this achievement further solidifies his legacy in the sport.

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  • 3. 

    Who replaced Ed Johnston as head coach of the Penguins on March 3, 1997?

    • A.

      Wren Blair

    • B.

      Howard Baldwin

    • C.

      Craig Patrick

    • D.

      Ray Shero

    Correct Answer
    C. Craig Patrick
    Explanation
    Craig Patrick replaced Ed Johnston as head coach of the Penguins on March 3, 1997.

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  • 4. 

    What Penguin recorded his 1000th career assist on March 21, 1998 against the Flyers?

    • A.

      Peter Skudra

    • B.

      Jaromir Jagr

    • C.

      Ron Francis

    • D.

      Stu Barnes

    Correct Answer
    C. Ron Francis
    Explanation
    Ron Francis is the correct answer because he recorded his 1000th career assist on March 21, 1998 against the Flyers. This achievement is significant as it showcases his exceptional playmaking abilities and his contribution to the team's success. Francis was a highly skilled player and a key member of the Pittsburgh Penguins during that time.

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  • 5. 

    Against what team did Penguin Mario Lemieux play his final NHL game on December 16, 2005?

    • A.

      Buffalo Sabres

    • B.

      Philadelphia Flyers

    • C.

      Toronto Maple Leafs

    • D.

      Quebec Nordiques

    Correct Answer
    A. Buffalo Sabres
    Explanation
    Penguin Mario Lemieux played his final NHL game against the Buffalo Sabres on December 16, 2005.

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  • 6. 

    On October 5, 2006, which Penguin set an NHL record for saves in an opening-game shutout?

    • A.

      Ray Shero

    • B.

      Marc-Andre Fleury

    • C.

      Jocelyn Thibault

    • D.

      Mark Recchi

    Correct Answer
    B. Marc-Andre Fleury
    Explanation
    Marc-Andre Fleury is the correct answer because he set an NHL record for saves in an opening-game shutout on October 5, 2006. This means that he made the most saves in a shutout during the first game of the season.

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  • 7. 

    Who designed the original logo for the Penguins Jersey?

    • A.

      Jack McGregor

    • B.

      Matt Groening

    • C.

      Bob Gessner

    • D.

      Red Sullivan

    Correct Answer
    C. Bob Gessner
    Explanation
    Bob Gessner is the correct answer because he is widely recognized as the designer of the original logo for the Penguins Jersey. He is known for his work as a graphic designer and has a strong reputation in the industry. His design for the Penguins logo has become iconic and is still used today.

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  • 8. 

    Who designed the Penguins logo used on the jerseys for the 1992-01 seasons?

    • A.

      Charles Shultz

    • B.

      Gary Adams

    • C.

      Howard Baldwin

    • D.

      Bob Gessner

    Correct Answer
    B. Gary Adams
    Explanation
    Gary Adams is the correct answer because he was the designer of the Penguins logo used on the jerseys for the 1992-01 seasons.

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  • 9. 

    Who set out to secure an expansion franchise for Pittsburgh in 1965?

    • A.

      Al Savill And Otto Frenzel

    • B.

      Mario Lemieux And Jaromir Jagr

    • C.

      Peter Block And Jack McGregor

    • D.

      Red Sullivan And Bob Gessner

    Correct Answer
    C. Peter Block And Jack McGregor
    Explanation
    Peter Block and Jack McGregor set out to secure an expansion franchise for Pittsburgh in 1965.

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  • 10. 

    In 1991-92 the Penguins wore a patch on their jersey's right shoulder to mark what milestone?

    • A.

      25th Anniversary

    • B.

      NHL 75th Anniversary

    • C.

      Bob Johnson Memorial

    • D.

      All-Star Game

    Correct Answer
    A. 25th Anniversary
    Explanation
    In 1991-92, the Penguins wore a patch on their jersey's right shoulder to mark their 25th anniversary. This patch was a way for the team to celebrate and commemorate their 25 years of existence. It was a special milestone for the Penguins organization, and wearing the patch on their jerseys was a way to honor and recognize this achievement.

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  • 11. 

    In the 1991-92 season, how many special patches did the Penguins have on their jerseys?

    • A.

      Two

    • B.

      Five

    • C.

      One

    • D.

      Three

    Correct Answer
    D. Three
    Explanation
    In the 1991-92 season, the Penguins had three special patches on their jerseys. This suggests that there were three significant events or causes that the team wanted to commemorate or support during that season. The exact details of what these patches represented are not provided in the question.

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  • 12. 

    Who was the equipment manager for the Penguins in the 2008-09 season?

    • A.

      Ray Shero

    • B.

      Steve Latin

    • C.

      Dana Heinze

    • D.

      John Doolan

    Correct Answer
    C. Dana Heinze
    Explanation
    Dana Heinze was the equipment manager for the Penguins in the 2008-09 season.

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  • 13. 

    In the 1967-68 season, how many Penguins players played in all 74 regular-season games?

    • A.

      One

    • B.

      Five

    • C.

      Eight

    • D.

      Three

    Correct Answer
    D. Three
    Explanation
    In the 1967-68 season, three Penguins players played in all 74 regular-season games.

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  • 14. 

    In the 1973-74 season, who was the only Pittsburgh Penguin to play in all 78 regular-season games?

    • A.

      Syl Apps

    • B.

      Al McDonough

    • C.

      Jordan Staal

    • D.

      Lowell MacDonald

    Correct Answer
    D. Lowell MacDonald
    Explanation
    Lowell MacDonald is the correct answer because he was the only Pittsburgh Penguin to play in all 78 regular-season games during the 1973-74 season. This means that he did not miss a single game, demonstrating his durability and consistency throughout the season. Syl Apps, Al McDonough, and Jordan Staal did not achieve this feat, making them incorrect choices.

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  • 15. 

    Who was the only Penguins player to play in all 80 regular-season games of the 1974-75 season?

    • A.

      Joe Mullen

    • B.

      Ron Schock

    • C.

      Ron Stackhouse

    • D.

      Jean Pronovost

    Correct Answer
    B. Ron Schock
    Explanation
    Ron Schock was the only Penguins player to play in all 80 regular-season games of the 1974-75 season.

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